Wayne inspired by his grandfather’s clock
A GRANDFATHER clock standing tall to one side of the Biggenden Show Hall was a magnet for showgoers.
Local plumber Wayne Griffin handcrafted the clock from Red Cedar grown in the area.
He milled the timber himself and constructed it on rainy days over three years.
“The clock is all handmade,” he said.
“It’s something I’ve wanted to do since I was a kid.
“I saw one in one of my grandfather’s house and it inspired me.”
The clock has three different chimes – Westminster, St Michael’s and Wickham as well as a silent one for night time.
The stallholder next to the clock said Wayne would have made a fortune if
MASTER PIECE: Wayne Griffin hand crafted this magnificent grandfather clock to win the champion exhibit at the Biggenden Show. everyone who came back and took a photograph had put a gold coin in a tin.
Patrons thought the grandfather clock was absolutely magnificent.